By Qian Jing
The “VEX Robotics Competition” was held in Louisville, America, on April 19-25. After 3-day severe competition, the representative team of Shanghai Foreign Language School affiliated to SISU won the championship of the Junior School Group and the Best Thinking Prize.
The “VEX Robotics Competition” requires all participants to design and make a robot and program it with their creativity according to the rules released at site. The finished robots need to be operated in a specified field according to the rules and requirements of the competition. As it is a top-level competition, only teams with outstanding performance in world robotics competitions in the year can be invited to this event.
This year, the Competition has attracted 1,400 teams from over 40 countries, including America, Britain, Australia, Canada, China and Japan, to compete with each other. A delegation of 36 teachers and students has been formed in Hongkou to take part in this top-level World Robotics Competition. Hongkou has sent several teams to participate in “VEX Robotics Competition” before and has won the championship many times.